Why Congo Soldiers Use Rape As a War Tactic (and What Your Smartphone Has to Do With It)
SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
I realized my microphone was a gun to break the silence of the violence against women and the quiet war on women.” — Chouchou Namegabe . When the Second Congo War erupted in 1998, Chouchou noticed a new phenomenon. A New War Tactic In Congo . It was during this First Congo War , also nicknamed Africa’s First World War, that assaulting militias began using rape as a weapon of war in the Congo. . Chouchou Namegabe at home in New York.